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    September 15, 2012
    5:00 - 7:00am EDT  

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>> up next on 11 news, helping people in need turns into a positive test for west nile. >> a break in the case of an elderly couple found dead. who police named as a suspect. >> in washington, the president pays respects to those killed in libya this week. the latest, coming up. >> and on a winning streak, the orioles head west to take on oakland. 11 news saturday morning starts right now. >> you're watching wbal tv-11, live, local, late breaking. >> welcome to 11 news saturday morning, i'm lisa robinson. >> and i'm jennifer franciotti. first we are going to check outside with meteorologist john collins. when i stepped outside, it was
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getting windy, a little cloudy. >> it was nice out. >> but beautiful, warm. >> it's comfortable. there are clouds and a cold front is going through stirring up the breeze a little bit but there's no rain with it. >> that's nice. >> beginning to be a little dry here and there but no rain with the front and our temperatures the past couple of days are in the low to mid 80's for highs so this front will knock things back about 10 degrees. the front is generating a little shower activity up by new york city. the front is over the chesapeake bay right now. east of the bay, there's a southerly breeze, swinging around the next couple of hours and the northwest breeze will keep us cooler and keep us dry and eventually help us introduce a much bigger storm system which will be here early next week and that's what i'll talk about with the insta-weather plus forecast
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coming up in a few minutes. >> our big story this morning, a loss, no ground lost for the baltimore orioles. >> a tough stretch for the birds right now. the birds dropped their first game in the west coast to the oakland a's, the a.l. wild card leading athletics beat the o's 3-2 last night to prevent them from moving into sole possession in the a.l. east. jonny gomes hit a go-ahead r.b.i. single in the fifth to back a's rookie tommy mill own in a key series between playoff contenders. the new york yankees lost 6-4 at home to tampa bay. oakland is part of the o's grueling nine-game road trip that may have some fans going through withdrawal. the o's winning ways have been drawing bigger crowds to the yards which is great for fans
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and businesses, as well. lowell melzer has more on. >> that orioles' fever, magic, whatever you want to call it, has taken a grip on the baltimore area and is not letting go. >> it's fabulous. it's exciting to see and there's a lot of momentum and we hope it continues. >> goodbye, home run, it's a fair ball! orioles, 3, rays 2, in 14. >> after a sweep of the tampa bay rays, the orioles are now headed out west on a nine-game road trip and keeping the spirit alive is now more important than ever. >> i love them. they're just doing so great right now. >> is it exciting to see? >> yes, it is. i wake up, before i go do anything and i catch the last half of the game bawds -- because i usual be asleep but they're great. >> we bought tickets and it happened they started playing better. i'll go to about 10 games this
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year. >> the winning ways of the o's have put sports memorabilia stores in an interesting situation. at poor boys in dundalk, september usually means the entire store is ravens purple but this year there's a lot of orange, as well. >> usually when the season gets rolling, we pack it away and put more purple in. it's good to see the change. >> with all the purple and orange, some fans find themselves in a tough spot, especially on purple friday. split shirts are available now like this one, which describes the situation with the made-up word, balti-mania. here's to hoping we have this orange and purple problem through october as fans rejoice having two home-town teams playing at the top of their games.
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>> unfortunately, the o's are not back in town until monday the 24th for a double-header against the blue jays. >> alarming data about the west nile virus. >> creatures are still causing a big health risk across maryland. this year, the mosquito-borne west nile virus has killed two people. a total of 25 have been infected, half with the more severe strain of the virus. more and more people are finding out they've tested positive when they try to donate blood. when you donate blood, it goes to a lab and tested for diseases like hiv, syphilis and west nile virus. >> it's removed from the blood supply so the blood supply is
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considered protected. >> in 2010, the c.d.c. reported there were no such cases amongst blood donors in maryland. in 2011, three would-be donors tested positive and in 2012, that number has jumped to 10. nationally in 2012, 385 would-be donors had a positive west nile test, nearly triple the number from 2011. these numbers are not included in the total number of confirmed cases. >> just because someone may have a positive test result, that doesn't make them a case. they need clinical symptoms to meet the criteria. >> it's unclear how many of those 10 blood donor cases so far this year in maryland will end up being confirmed infections. all of these would-be blood donors had no symptoms of the west nile virus and that's the case for about 80% of those with the virus. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> one person is in the hospital
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after a fire in southwest baltimore. firefighters responded to a home in the 1900 block of bright worth avenue around 9:00 p.m. firefighters discovered flames coming from first floor of a two-story house. firefighters located one victim who was transported to the hospital with possible smoke inhalation. crews say it took half an hour to bring the fire under control. a suspect is on the loose after a stabbing at a light rail station in south baltimore. it happened around 6:30 last night at the westfort station. when a victim refused to give up a cell phone, the fight transferred to the platform the victim was stabbed. >> a break in a case of an elderly couple found murdered in baltimore county. this morning, investigators call the couple's grandson a suspect
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in the case. >> long-time resident vaughan and margorie pepper had lived in their neighborhood for 47 years. police believe they were killed two days before they were discovered murdered in their home on monday and they think they found one big piece of the puzzle in their investigation. >> we have located matthew long, the 31-year-old grandson of vaughan and margorie pepper. >> matthew long, the couple's live-in grandson, now suspect in their murder, was discovered in oklahoma where police say he's a hospital being treated for a medical condition. baltimore county investigators are also in oklahoma waiting for a chance to interview him. they explained that investigators there contacted them. >> we entered mr. long into the national missing person's damien database. when he was located in oklahoma, they notified the baltimore county police department. >> long was living in the home but was missing when
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investigators discovered the pepper's bodies. police have described their injuries as traumatic but are not saying how they died or if there are others of interest in the case. >> our detectives have been investigating the case since monday evening. we have conducted a number of interviews, gathered physical evidence and are attempting to put together a timeline of what happened and when. >> the search continues for the man who opened fire on the campus of morgan state university. investigators say the 19-year-old victim was involving his cousin who plays football at the school when he was shot in the stomach on wednesday. police say he was targeted and this morning he's in critical condition. authorities say neither the shooter nor victim are morgan victims. >> security on the forefront of baltimore county school employees after two major gun incidents since the school year began. officials met friday to preview security measures now in place. tim tooten has more.
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>> the district watch safety meetings were in response to gun incidents both at perry hall high school and stemmer's run middle school. principals were ordered to review school crisis plans already on the books. the school system's communications director says there's a reason why the superintendent is calling for a review. >> we want to make sure people are really paying attention, that teachers are comfortable with their crisis plans in their classrooms and more importantly, the students are included so they know what to do in the event of an incident. >> the district is reviewing how serious incidents are reported and plans to move ahead with the search of for a safety and security director. baltimore county school officials say they'll make sure they do more to report suspicious activity, using a tip line already in place. >> we learned we weren't publicizing it to students and staff as much as we should have
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been so we will do that with posters in schools as a reminder, if you see something, share it. >> in addition to the tip line, the district is trying to develop a text messaging and email system for staff and students. they're also calling on parents to be more aware and involved in the lives of their children. >> we are askinghe parents to do the same thing, if you see something, if you do something, particularly with your own child, if they seem quiet, out of character, take note, have a conversation with them. >> and the safe schools tip hotline is up and running. it's 1-877-636-6332. time is 5:11 and it's 67 degrees at bodily b.w.i. marshall. >> a new addition coming to the
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>> now, your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with meteorologist john collins. >> this morning, a cold front is in the process of moving through the area and the rain associated with the front is all north, new york city northward, and just brief showers. down here, we've got some clouds and that's about it and those will be going away pretty soon. we've picked up a breeze, winds have swung around west of the bay from a northwesterly direction. it looks like we are in the clear for rain for a while. we are not completed yet but for a while we will be done with the rain chance. at b.w.i. marshall, 68 here on tv hill. 64 degrees. 70% humidity. 30.13, barometer rising and the wind is now northerly gusting close to 20 miles an hour, knocking leaves out of the trees
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this morning. just what you needed to know. yesterday, the high was 82 degrees at the airport. average high this time of year is 79. the morning low yesterday was 55. and we're going to be solidly in the 50's for lows the next few days but 80's will be hard to reach with the cooler air coming into the area. temperatures now, 71 at annapolis. that's a location right on the water. 66, easton, 64 on the board walk, 65, edgewood. it's dropped into the 40's in oakland. that's the chillier air coming in. demonstrated on the regional map. we are in the greens so that's 60's and darker greens are 50's. we see 50's and 40's, and the 40's are primarily blue shades or at least the lower 50's and that's filtering into the area, tempering temperatures a little bit. satellite showing the front
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coming through with the rain school skewed to the north and cooler air filtering in. what we are really watching, rain makers down in the southern plains moving towards the mississippi valley. the front by evening, the saturday evening map, will be well off shore, high pressure coming in. here's the weekend weather with a developing storm to the south and cool front, at the moment dry, in the northern plains. that's the combination that gives us rain in a few days. as far as nadine is concerned. nadine is a category 1 hurricane and has made the turn. instead of moving to the northwest, it's projected to move east. today, our forecast, mostly sunny, breezy and 74 to 79 the high. cooler than yesterday. northwest winds 10 to 20. small craft advisories on the bay. we are dry saturday and sunday
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but clouds mixing in and by the time we hit monday, more clouds, rain to the west of us edging closer all day long on monday so our forecast is calling for a dry weekend, very nice weather today and tomorrow, mid 70's for highs and then monday and tuesday we have rain chances, especially on tuesday, i think that's the highest chance for thunderstorm activity, the most significant rain. monday, rain chances a bit more scattered with sun mixed in but 70's all week long for highs and down around 50 for lows. >> empty chairs in the office lately, why more and more people are skipping out on doctor's visits. >> the maryland food bank held their annual symposium today. what you can do to help. >> wineries from all over the state of maryland with over 250 wines for to you sample and. we will have a preview of this you know, i was once used for small jobs.
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>> 5:20 and in this morning's medical alert, many americans are saving money by skipping out on doctor's visits and medications. a new survey shows over the past year, 60% of americans have missed appointments with doctors, medical exams, neglected to fill prescriptions or cut pills because of costs. nearly a third of respond ends without insurance coverage neglected to take at least one dose of the medication. this weekend, mcdonald's is big changes to its menu, making over its big mac, but it will tell customers how many calories are in every item. >> welcome to mcdonald's, how
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may i help you today? >> the next time you walk into mcdonald's, you'll notice that the company who molecularized ordering by number is adding a lot more of them. you can see how many calories your meal will cost you. >> mcdonald's is trying to say we are not perfect. what we are trying to do is meet the customer's needs and the importance of this is we want just to provide healthy those who areor interested in living a healthy lifestyle. >> that's jeff smith, owner and operator of several area mcdonald's. the company says that 15% of people regularly count calories to maintain weight and so the company is adding calorie information on all of its menus inside and at the drive-thru. >> we are known for big macs, quarter cheese and filet-a-fish but when you look at our choices, it shows the consumer we are trying to change.
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>> the summer drought hasn't negatively impacted all crops. how dry weather is producing great wine just in time for maryland wine festival when we return. here's a look at events around town this weekend. i woke up with this horrible rash on my right side.
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37 wineries will be in carroll county today and tomorrow. some grape growers say it's been one of their best seasons ever, especially for a new winery in westminster. >> this is the perfect opportunity. the wine festival is the best platform we could have asked for to be involved with all the local wineries. >> excited for its debut, old westminster winery is off route 27. it's a small family owned winery, just six acres. >> our goal is to grow and produce premium wines in maryland that reflect our soils in our area well. >> the winery was established two years ago and is run by the baker siblings. drew and ashley are just out of college and their sister, lisa, is away visiting vineyards in california. drew says it's been a great summer for grape growing. >> it's a fantastic summer for grapes. we are two weeks ahead of
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schedule. it was a little wet at the beginning of september but the past 10 days and next 10 days look fantastic. >> not yet open to the public, old westminster relies on its wine club, made possible by maryland's new shipping laws. kevin adics says the shipping is going gangbusters. >> it's huge. not every winery has a business model that includes a tasting room or going to events to sell wine so being able to have a wine club and ship two or three times a year to customers is great. >> it's a blast. it's a lot of work but we have a great time. the family is looking forward to the maryland wine festival saturday and sunday at the carroll county farm museum. 37 wineries from all over the state will be there featuring over 200 wines. you get free tasting with the of admission and that's not all. >> we have crafters, demstration going on and a new location at
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the premiere tent. >> i get off the air at 10:00, i should be there at 10:45. tickets cost you $30 to get in and there's shuttle service. >> when you're tasting, you're supposed to taste it and spit it out. >> no! little water in between. >> what time are you leaving? >> my neighbor's driving so whenever he leaves, we will leave. >> 5:28. >> i'll be here tomorrow morning. >> tense moments after a bomb threat at three different colleges. the latest on the investigations, if the cases are related, coming up. >> the violence has intensified in libya following the death of four americans. what the white house is saying about reports that it failed to prevent the killings. >> breezy this morning, breeze from the north, holding temperatures down. forecast-weather plus just ahead.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11, live, local, late breaking, this is 11 news saturday morning. >> welcome back to 11 news saturday morning. >> john's here with another look outside. it's cold. that's good. >> it's nice with a little bit of breeze this morning. we've had clouds. clouds part of a cool front
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which is now east of us so the past couple of days have been up in the low 80's for highs. we will knock five or 10 degrees off it today because we are on the other side of the front now. the winds have swung around northwesterly. the front is moving across the eastern shore. the rain associated with the front is up to the north. new york city northward into new and it doesn't amount too very much. it's just a quick shower up there. the main effect of this, knocks temperatures down, we get a bit of breeze, keep the humidity low. it's going to be a gorgeous weekend. then, of course, there's next week, a different story. we will talk about it with the insta-weather plus forecast in just a minute. >> more anti-american protests flare up around the world. >> the bodies of the americans killed in libya this week are back at home on u.s. soil. nikole killion is in washington with more. >> it was a solemn homecoming as the caskets of ambassador chris
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stevens and three americans were carried home. >> today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> the ceremony at base andrews took place days after the group was killed in the u.s. consulate the libyan city of benghazi. >> they didn't just embrace the american ideal, they lived it. >> the president and secretary of state were stoic but stalwart in the condemnation of an anti-mutua madrilena -- anti-muslim film. >> that's the concern, how quickly this thing spiraled out of door. >> lawmakers emerged from a closed door intelligence briefing no closer to an answer to what happened in libya. >> all of this is very fluid. >> the white house pushed back
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on reports that it failed to act on any warning. >> we were not aware of any actionable intelligence that an attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi was planned or imminent. >> we've learned the white house has asked youtube to review the inflammatory film in question to see if it's in compliance. >> officials at ohio's hiram college say the campus is declared safe following a search prompted by a bomb threat. there were also searches at a text in austin and fargo. calls were placed at about the same time warning of bombs there. students, faculty and staff at both schools moved out, local s.w.a.t. teams and federal agents rushed in, searching the campuses.ss the campuses were given the all-clear signal a few hours later. >> you think it's a coordinated effort when you hear another university also has the same or
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similar threat. >> so far, no injuries have been reported and investigators say it's not clear at this point if the three incidents are related. >> star power packs the south lawn of the white house. >> a special ceremony had the president turning into the fan-in-chief. >> hundreds of people have the maryland food bank's annual imposium. i have details coming up. >> you may notice a slight cooling today. the insta-weather plus forecast just ahead. [ woman ] dear chex cereal, i've never written a fan letter before, but you've done what i thought was impossible: you made good-for-you, gluten-free cereals in a whole bunch of yummy flavors. cinnamon chex and honey nut chex are two of our favorites. when my husband rob found the chocolate one, we were in cereal heaven. the only problem is,
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pennsylvania, new york state, and not very significant, just a band of a quick shower moving rapidly to the east. behind the front, which is now on the eastern shore and moving east rapidly, it's a more north to northwest wind and that's going to bring in cooler air. we haven't been bad all week. we've had highs in the low 80's the last couple of days. it's going to knock it down a few degrees. with clouds moving east, 68 at the airport. on tv hill, 63. humidity 70%, 30.13, barometer rising and northwest wind is gusting up to 18 miles an hour. we've had gusts up to 21 on tv hill in the past couple of hours. at annapolis, 71. the boardwalk, 64. 59, westminster. frederick, 61. 46 at oakland. some of that cooler air is
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filtering in a little bit. the satellite image showing shower activity skewed to the north. most of the shower activity was in canada, limited moisture. down to the southwest of us, texas, moving into louisiana, arkansas, missouri, in the ozarks there, they are getting rape and this is a storm combined with, you can see a hint of the cold front to the northwest, combining early next week to be a more positive rain maker. you can see cooler air filing in. we have mild conditions but west of the mountains, readings in the 50's. international falls, 31 degrees. by evening, the cold front well off shore, high pressure coming in. this is the weekend weather so it's all good but developing storm to the southwest and front from the dakotas will change the story early next week so today looks good. 74 to 79, mostly sunny, a little
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bit of a breeze. small craft advisories on the bay, chops up to two to three feet in the bay. dry conditions, timeline saturday into sunday looks fine. start picking up clouds on sunday but fair weather. bimonday, moisture from the southwest, first clouds, then rain threatening us all day monday. the highest rain chances will come in monday night into tuesday. here's a look at the seven-day forecast. 77 today, 76 sunday, the weekend looks great. low humidity, nice temperatures. rain chances developing monday later in the day and into tuesday highest chance for thunderstorm activity and temperatures stay in the 70's the rest of the week for highs and dry conditions expected. in the eagles-ravens game tomorrow, philadelphia, 72 to 76, great football weather. >> our last 1:00 game for a long time. food is a basic human necessity
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and right, the message the maryland food bank is trying to get out at their annual symposium. >> the fight to end hunger in maryland. kim dacey has more. >> social service programs that were positive -- >> the maryland food bank needs more goods on their shelves. they get most of their food from the food bank and their need has increased three-fold in the last couple of years. >> most of the families we are reaching are families who are new to receiving food. these are people who work but don't make enough money working but who have been recently unemployed so the faces are changing but the need is very real. >> that's why the food bank hosted theiram symposium friday, bringing workers and cleents together with state agencies and
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others in the community to brainstorm how to stop the program. >> we are focusing on food as a human right, like the right to vote, like the right to equal pay. we believe every human on this planet should have access to adequate, nutritious food. >> 400 attendees heard different points of views and focus on different ways for agencies to and reach out to the community. >> i hope everyone leaves energized about the -- within the knowledge that collectively we being really make a difference and take that message to their organizations, to their neighborhoods, to their circles of influence and mobilize people into a moment that will end hunger now. >> the first step is getting more donations into the food bank for the agencies to distribute. they need everyone's help. >> people need to understand that the food that they have,
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they're blessed, but there are so many families who aren't so how families and children aren't able to make ends meet. >> an easy way you can help is by donating to the virtual food bank online. you can find a link on our website, wbaltv.com. >> a new candidate is entering the race in maryland's first district congressional race. >> top aides to anne arundel county executive john leopold threatened legal action against a former worker. we will explain why. okay, what'ya havin?
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>> in our commitment 2012 report, following the abrupt withdrawal of democrat wendy rosen from maryland's first district congressional race, a new candidate is entering the race. john laferla, who lost the democratic primary to rosen by less than 1%, says he will run as a write-in candidate. rosen withdrew on monday after the party learned she voted in maryland and florida in 2006 and 2008. is waiting to hear whether the state democratic party will name him as the candidate to run. andy harris says he will hold town hall meetings in place of debates without rosen. >> threats of a lawsuit made against a woman who came forward in a sexual harassment case against john leopold. >> it is another sign of the intensity of the legal battle involving anne arundel county
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leopold and a former employee. karla hamner is suing the county claiming sexual harassment by leopold and wrongful termination. but a female employee on medical leave is facing threats of a lawsuit for allegations she made in an affidavit about leopold and other top staff members. we asked county councilman jamie have vanoit about it. >> it's obvious that the hostilities are escalating. >> in her signed affidavit, karla hamner claims she is on leave because of post-traumatic stress disorder caused by the toxic environment in the office. she says documents were destroyed and several of leopold staff members were concerned about employees exposing practices and acts. her statements sparked two letters from an attorney, dated
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september 6 and september 11, threatening legal action, calling the allegations libelous and slanderous, claiming the actions were for personal game with a view of extorting settlement and/or benefits from her employment with the county. in the letters, the attorney demands she take it back. "you will retract and publicly apologize for your allegations against each of them or civil action will be filed against you." >> it's another unfortunate chapter in my county's recent history. it makes doing the job very difficult. we are trying to hold people accountable but it's clear that there are a lot of people in this county who don't want to be held accountable and that's unfortunate. >> turn to touhy says there is no question a civil suit is contemplated, that the allegations allegations have damaged his clients' reputations and if statements are made falsely and
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maliciously, they're not protected by immunity. >> if i say something about you, my friend is the truth. truth is what we call in the law an absolute defense. >> but attorney byron warnkin says if something is not true -- >> and i knowingly said it not true. maybe i honestly believed to be true, but if i knowingly said something bad about you and it caused you harm then you can around and sue me for the value of the harm i've caused you. >> leopold faces charges of misconduct and misusing his security detail. he denies all of the allegations. reporting from the newsroom, barry simms, wbal-tv. >> coming up, celebration for team u.s.a. >> the white house saluting the accomplishments of american olympians, all when we return. >> a big day in high school football. checking on an interstate battle and an old rivalry, dunbar
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>> now, 11 sports with pete gilbert. >> we enjoyed a perfect friday night for football last night. the greyhounds coming off one of the biggest wins in school history over new jersey power don bosco. interstate challenge against charlotte christian last night in baltimore. gillman out early. future maryland terrapin. shane coklan, the lefty. 78 yards for the touchdown. charlotte christian making the trip worthwhile. desmond lawrence, 21 yards, 14-7 game. greyhounds riding the wave of really good play. patient on the punt return, sees the seam and there he goes. gillman, a winner by 37-14.
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dunbar and city at poly. the defending baltimore city champions. coleman blackston, sizable hole to jog through, two yards for the touchdown, 7-0, dunbar. second quarter, jaquan holt, arm tackle won't stop him. 23 yards for the score. 13-0. later in the second quarter, austin takes the punt. again, patience, leading the blocks in for the touchdown. dunbar, a big win by a final of 27-0. baltimore county powers, franklin and hair ford getting together. ryan jones, play-action pass, looking over the middle, read beautifully by marquis ellis, the one-hander, races in for the score. bulls in a 20-0 hole early on. but the bulls charging back.
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the blocked punt, boyer down to the block, valentino, and in. 17 unanswered points for the bulls. third quarter, that's the score here, jackson thornton to taurus burton. great catch, 45 yards. that made it 24-14. franklin never looks back. big win, 41-31. frederick douglas, the mighty ducks, hosting edmonton west side. first quarter, no score. marcellus pass, race to the pylon, wins it, two-point conversion good, that made it 8-0. the red storm holds on with a final of 14-6. that's friday football evening. >> michael phelps was among the more than 400 olympic athletes on the white house lawn for a special thanks from the president. team u.s.a. took home 104
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medals, 46 of them gold. that's the biggest american haul at the olympics not held in the u.s. and maryland athletes had a standout year, as well. the president gave a shout-out to swimmer katie ledecky. >> katie may have been swimming in london but still had to finish several reading assignments for her high school english class. where's katie? there she is. [applause] >> that's pretty cool. the athletes presented the president and first lady with the american flag carried by the u.s. team during the opening ceremonies in london. >> that is awesome. it's 5:55. here's a look ahead to our next hour of 11 news saturday morning. >> i'm george lettis, the west nile virus, new data seems to
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suggest it's more widespread than we believed. >> the insta-weather plus forecast just ahead. >> and police name a suspect in the murder of an elderly couple in pikesville. his relation to the victims and where they found him when 11 news saturday morning continues. >> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial with president and general manager dan joerres. >> there were tense moments at summer's run middle school in baltimore county as an eighth grade student pulled a loaded gun on teachers and classmates.
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for the second time in three weeks, a county school had an incident with a student bringing a gun to school. the teacher is appreciated for restraining the student until authorities arrived. to step between a class of stuyvesant and loaded gun is above and beyond the call of duty. school superintendent dr. dallas dance says he will establish a new office of safety and security and provide hand-held metal detectors to resource erin campbell and christopher officers. responsibility rests with parents to make sure children do not have disos -- access to not have disos -- access to weapons.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv tv-11, live, local, late breaking. [captioning made possible by constellation energy group] >> let's take a look outside with meteorologist john collins. lovely day. >> beautiful morning this morning. you might notice a little change today from yesterday. yesterday we made it into the 80's. >> it got hot. >> if you're sensitive, you may notice we will be cooler, just a little bit. front went through overnight last night, still in the process of moving across the e etete shore and the winds s sngng around. weweee hadomom c cudud e rain w w all tooheheoror, though. you can see on the radar it's up near new york city -- actually, that little band of light showers has passed the city itself, it's over at long island, moving into connecticut now and massachusetts. so the rain was not an issue this front with us. there were no issues with this front except that the winds have swung around and they'll be very nice today. the forecast is just ahead.
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>> our pig story this morning, despite a loss last night, still no ground lost for the baltimore orioles. >> the birds dropped their first game on the west coast to another hot team in the american league, the oakland a's. >> the a.l. wild card leading athletics beat the o's last night to prevent them from moving into sole possession of first place in the a.l. east. jonny gomes hit a go-ahead r.b.i. single in the fifth to back tommy milone in the opener of a key series between playoff contenders. the o's are tied atop the division with the yankees to lost at home to tampa bay. >> oakland is part of the o's grueling nine-game road trip that may have fans in baltimore going through withdrawal. the o's winning ways have been drawing bigger crowds to camden which is great for fans and businesses, as well. lowell melser has more. >>
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>> orioles' fever, magic, whatever you want to call it, has taken a grip on the baltimore area and is not letting go. >> it's fabulous. it's exciting to see and there's a lot of momentum and we hope it continues. >> goodbye, home run, it's a fair ball! orioles 3, rays 2, in 14. >> after a sweep of the tampa bay rays, the orioles are now headed out west on a nine-game road trip, and keeping the spirit alive is now more important than ever. >> i love them. they're just doing so great right now. >> is it exciting to see? >> yes, it is. i wake up, before i go do anything and i catch the last half of the game because i usually be asleep but they're great. >> we bought tickets and it happened they started playing better. the past couple of years, we probably won't went to one or two games. i'll go to about 10 games this year. >> the winning ways of the o's have put sports memorabilia stores in an interesting situation. at poor boys in dundalk,
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september usually means the entire store is ravens purple but this year there's a lot of orange, as well. >> usually when the season gets rolling, we pack it away and put more purple in. it's good to see the change. >> with all the purple and orange, some fans find themselves in a tough spot, especially on purple friday. have no fear, split shirts are available now, like this one, which describes the situation with the made-up word, balti-mania. >> condition where one loses the ability to decide which color to wear on friday, purple or orange. >> here's to hoping we have this orange and purple problem through october as fans rejoice having two home-town teams playing at the top of their games. i'm lowell melser, wbal-tv news. >> the orioles will be back in town on monday for a double-header against the blue jays.
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>> alarming data about the west nile virus. more and more people are finding they've tested positive. >> the littlest of creatures is causing a health crisis cross maryland. this year, the west nile virus has killed two people, 25 have been infected. more people than ever are learning they've tested positive, not by going to the doctor, but when they've tried to donate blood. when you donate blood, it goes to a lab and tested for diseases like hiv, syphilis, hepatitis b and c, and the west nile virus. >> if tests positive, that donation is removed from the blood supply so the blood supply is considered well protected. >> in 2010, the c.d.c. reported there were no such cases amongst blood donors in maryland. in 2011, three would-be donors
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tested positive, and in 2012, that number has jumped to 10. nationally in 2012, 385 would-be donors had a positive west nile test, nearly triple the number from 2011. these would-be blood donor positive tests are not included in the total amount of confirmed human cases. >> just because someone may have a positive test result does not make them a case. they need an array of clinical symptoms to meet the criteria for west nile. >> it's unclear how many of those 10 blood donor cases so far this year in maryland will end up being confirmed infections. all of these would-be blood donors had no symptoms of the west nile virus and that's the case for about 80% of those with the virus. george lettis, wbal-tv 11 news. >> one person is in the hospital after a fire in southwest baltimore. firefighters responded to a home in the 1900 block of breitwert avenue around 9:00 p.m.
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firefighters discovered flam coming from first floor of a two-story house. firefighters located one victim who had suffered injuries, possibly smoke inhalation. the victim was taken to the hospital. crews say it took half an hour to bring the fire under control. there's no word on what sparked the fire. a suspect is on the loose after a stabbing at a light rail station in south baltimore. it happened around 6:30 last night at the westfort station. we are told the suspect attempted to take the victim's cell phone off the train and the victim refused and fought back. the fight spilled out on to the station platform where the victim was stabbed. >> a break in a case of an elderly couple found murdered in baltimore county. this morning, investigators call the couple's grandson a suspect in the case. here's kentucky reed with the latest. >> long-time resident vaughan and margorie pepper had lived in their neighborhood for 47 years. police believe they were killed
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two days before they were discovered murdered in their home on monday and they think they found one big piece of the puzzle in their investigation. >> we have located matthew long, the 31-year-old grandson of vaughan and margorie pepper. >> matthew long, the couple's live-in grandson, now suspect in their murder, was discovered in oklahoma, where police say he's in a hospital being treated for a medical condition. baltimore county investigators are also in oklahoma waiting for a chance to interview him. they're not saying how long was discovered. they explained that investigators there contacted them. >> we entered mr. long into the national missing person's database. when he was located in oklahoma, on september 11, they notified the baltimore county police department. our detectives immediately began making preparations to interview him. >> long was living in the home but was missing when investigators discovered the pepper's bodies. police have described their injuries as traumatic but are not saying how they died or if
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there are other people of interest in the case. >> our detectives have been investigating the case since monday evening. we have conducted a number of interviews, gathered physical evidence and are attempting to put together a timeline of what happened and when. >> in baltimore county, kai reed, wbal-tv 11 news. >> the search continues for the man who opened fire on the campus of morgan state university. investigators say the 19-year-old victim was involving his cousin who plays football at the school when he was shot in the stomach on wednesday. police say he was targeted and this morning he's in critical condition. authorities say neither the shooter nor victim are morgan students. >> security is paramount for baltimore county school employees especially after two major gun incidents since the school year began. officials met friday to preview security measures now in place. tim tooten has more. >> the district watch safety meetings were in response to gun incidents both at perry hall high school and stemmer's run middle school. principals were ordered to review school crisis plans
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already on the books. the school system's communications director says there's a reason why the superintendent is calling for a review. >> we want to make sure people are really paying attention, that teachers are comfortable with their crisis plans in their classrooms and more importantly, the students are included so they know what to do in the event of an incident. >> besides the call for more communication, the district is reviewing how serious incidents are reported. and plans to move ahead with the search of for a safety and security director. over the next few weeks, baltimore county school officials say they'll do more to make sure there's a way of reporting suspicious activity, using a tip line already in place. >> we learned we weren't publicizing it to students and staff as much as we should have been so we will do that with posters in schools as a reminder, if you see something, share it. say something to someone. >> in addition to the tip line, the district is trying to develop a text messaging and email system for staff and students. they're also calling on parents
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to be more aware and involved in the lives of their children. >> we are asking the parents to do the same thing, if you see something, if you do something, particularly with your own child, if they seem quiet, out of character, take note, have a conversation with them. >> and the safe schools tip hotline is up and running. it's 1-877-636-6332. >> it's 6:10. you might have to start paying more for your online purchases. we will explain why ahead in consumer alert. >> i'm nikole killion in washington where the president pays respects to those killed in libya this week as violence intense nice in the region. the latest coming up. >> a live look outside. john collins has the 11 insta-weather plus forecast insta-weather plus forecast next.
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>> it's really nice out there this morning. a little bit of a breeze, probably put some leaves on your lawn you might have to clean up today but it's very nice, very comfortable out there. cool front went through overnight last night, no rain associated with it, as far south as chesapeake bay area. you can see on radar from new york, connecticut, long island northward up into massachusetts, they do have a little bit of shower activity. that's it. that's all there was to the front as far as precipitation was concerned. there are clouds moving out, a beautiful sunrise this morning. the first light of dawn in the sky. at b.w.i. marshall, 65 degrees. on tv hill, 63. humidity still down. it's been low and it will continue low. 30.17, barometer rising and northwest winds gusting to 20 miles an hour. annapolis, 70.
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easton, 62. 64 on the boardwalk. annapolis milder because that's a location on the water. 58, parkton. 61, frederick. you can see effects of cooler air filtering into the northwest. oakland is 46 degrees right now. the blue shade on the regional map indicates cooler air filtering in behind the front. the last front that went through not only dropped temperatures but dropped humidity and that stayed down so this front won't be a big change in the humidity but will take temperatures back. past couple of days, we have been in low 80's for highs. now we will take that back five or 10 degrees. you can see here clouds on the satellite image roughly where the front is or just behind that point and we'll pull back. there's the front and here's our weekend west of it here. this area of high pressure in indiana, lower portions of the ohio river valley reaching into the great lakes so beautiful
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weather. weather system to the south, in pressure system. texas and louisiana near arkansas and a front in canada approaching the dakotas during the day today. these two things will combine and follow the high pressure so the early part of next week, we'll probably be involved in a higher chance of rain than the last front. out in the tropical atlantic, a little far north is nadine, a marginal hurricane, now moving to the east so that's won't be an issue for us. a tropical wave approaching the caribbean islands. next couple of days, it doesn't look like it will get well organized but give it a few days and we will see what happens in the tropics. as far as our forecast, 74 to 79, height today, mostly sunny and breezy, northwest winds 10 to 20 miles an hour. future castr showing nice and dry. a few clouds possible on sunday.
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by monday, clouds moving in, a rain threat to the west of us approaching us on monday so that's the next system near louisiana coming in. the forecast, a good weekend. 77 today, 76 tomorrow, 70's all next week but with that system coming in, pretty good chance for rain developing in the latter portions of the day monday into tuesday. tuesday, fairly decent chance we could see thunderstorms. big football game tomorrow afternoon, 1:00, philadelphia, of sun, northwest breeze, 72 to 76. >> a heart healthy diet doesn't mean you have to sacrifice your favorite dishes. up next, tasty comfort foods for your heart. >> combining the funny with informative. the author of this book joins us with ways to get your dream home. >> threats of legal action made against a woman who files a sexual harassment case against anne arundel county executive john l
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>> 6:19 and this morning's consumer alert. it looks like the tax break we have been getting when shopping online may be a thing of the past. more and more online retailers are including state sales taxes on purchases as part of a long battle at the cash register between traditional brick and mortar business and websites. in reality, you've been responsible for that tax for years, called a use tax, and you were supposed voluntarily pay it to the state. >> with the amount of money amazon will be collecting, the state should be significant dollars coming in. >> the move also has traditional retailers hoping that shoppers will start coming back to their stores. many will promote stronger customer service to bring in business. >> good and bad news for apple fans. customers can preorder the iphone 5 but they're sold out. apple online was taking orders
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for the gadget which features a four-inch display screen. the iphone 5 was unveiled wednesday in san francisco and will hit store shelves september 21. comfort foods that are good for your heart? we will show you some when we return. first, a look at events around town.
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>> welcome back. five chilly and chocolate doesn't come to mind when you think about heart health but dietitian rebecca scritchfield says these comfort foods and other snacks can make your heart good. good morning. >> good morning. >> these are great recipes. >> i love these recipes. it's cholesterol education month and what you want to do is use it as a time to improve quality of foods. my biggest tips, look at ingredients and the way you prepare it. i'm going to start with my replacement for fries, baked parmesan zukinney fries. you cut up the zucchini and get it crunchy with the bread criterium. there's an important reason for corn oil and heart health. they have plantsterols, a
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nutrient that blocks cholesterol absorption from the body. this is 40% more than canola oil. >> so corn oil. >> corn oil especially for heart health. they're all good oils but a lot of people don't know about using corn oil. >> how long do you bake them? >> 20, 25 minutes, you see a golden brown color. >> and instead of cats catsup, you dip them in marinara. >> yes. >> 150 calories? >> yeah. this is a chili or you can do sloppy joe's. normally it's ground beef and saturated fat. cut that out, cut down on the salt for heart health. there's five different veggies. and beans, and that takes up most of the recipe and then
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instead of salt, use herbs and spices, you can use tomato sauce. when you saute the veggies, use corn oil again. >> saute rather than letting them sit. >> exactly. i used lean ground turkey instead of the beef. it's going to be delicious. great football food, for sure. as a sloppy joe or chili, people love that. snacking-wise, it's easy to grap pretzels and cheese crackers and stuff and the thing with that, they could be high in salt and if they're fried, saturated fat. i have a d.i.y., these green kale chips, they really do taste like chips, some folks were having them earlier. you peel them from the stem and brush with a little bit of mazola corn high school. the other thing to mention about
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the plant sterols, the f.d.a. says that's one of the most important ways to reduce cholesterol. a little salt and pepper, red pepper flakes, bake for 20, 25 minutes and they'll come out pretty crispy and tasty. >> this is insane. amazing. i love this. a chocolate musa mousse. >> that has banana and avocado. the chocolate is cocoa powder. >> afcad abanana, cocoa powder and a little sugar. >> and those foods are heart healthy, antioxidant. >> no cream. >> you wouldn't think something like a thick, decadent mousse is heart healthy. and banana ice cream, freeze
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bananas, chop them, put them in the blender, it comes out smooth and creamy. >> combine the two. thank you so much, rebecca. time right now, 6:27. more news ahead on 11 news saturday morning.
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>> you're watching wbal-tv 11, live, local, late breaking, this is is 11 news saturday morning. >> welcome back to 11 news saturday morning. >> let's check outside with john. what a nice morning it is out there. >> beautiful out. sun is beginning to come up, front as moved to our east, now, so the winds have become more northerly. front went through town dry, rains north of us. you can see on radar at that rain -- there isn't much of it -- is now over long island, connecticut, massachusetts, moving toward rhode island so it wasn't this far south. it was through central
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pennsylvania, a quick shower or sprinkle. a few clouds this morning but winds have come around more northerly and yesterday and the day before, we were in the 80's for highs. knock back five or 10 degrees and that's what we will have for the weekend. the forecast is coming up. >> thanks, john. more anti-american protests flare up around the world and some have turned deadly. >> the bodies of americans killed in libya this week are back home on u.s. soil. nikole killion is in wawith -- washington with more. >> it was a solemn homecoming as the caskets of ambassador chris stevens and three americans were finally carried home. >> today we bring home four americans who gave their lives for our country and our values. >> the transfer ceremony at joint base andrews took place days after the group was killed in an attack on the u.s. consulate in the libyan city of
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benghazi. >> they didn't just embrace the american ideal, they lived it. they embodied it. >> the president and secretary of state were stoic but stalwart in the condemnation of an anti-muslim film that triggered more deadly demonstrations overseas and in more than a dozen countries from egypt to israel. >> that's the concern, how quickly this thing spiraled out of door. -- out of control. >> lawmakers emerged from a closed door intelligence briefing no closer to an answer to what happened in libya. >> whether it was a spontaneous all of this is very fluid. >> the white house pushed back on reports that it failed to act on any warning. >> we were not aware of any actionable intelligence indicating that an attack on the u.s. mission in benghazi was planned or imminent. >> we've learned the white house has asked youtube to review the inflammatory film in question to see if it's in compliance. in washington, nikole killion,
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wbal-tv 11 news. >> in our commitment 2012 report, following the abrupt withdrawal of democrat wendy rosen from maryland's first district congressional race, a new candidate is entering the race. john laferla, who lost the democratic primary to rosen by less than 1%, says he will run as a write-in candidate. rosen withdrew monday after the party learned she voted in maryland and florida in 2006 and 2008. laferla is waiting to hear the state democratic party will name him as the official candidate to run. andy harris says he will hold town hall meetings in place of debates with rosen out of the race. for anyone who's moved, sold a house, bought a house, stick around for our sit-down with a local author who wrote a book about her experience. so stressful. and olympic athletes take over the white house. we will take you to a special ceremony held on the south lawn. >> we have been talking about
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good weekend weather here in baltimore. football game, big one, sunday, in philadelphia. going there. good weather there, as well. the insta-weather plus forecast details just ahead.
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>> your 11 insta-weather plus forecast with john collins. >> good morning and it is a good morning, too. it's really nice outside. beautiful sunrise coming our way. take a look at the radar quickly, radar satellite combination, a wisp of clouds moving away from the eastern shore and rain north of us. i shouldn't call it that, showers and sprinkles, a narrow band, running along the front. it was dry going through here but there was a quick burst to
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our north, now moving through new england. nice morning this morning. picture for you, well, we will take a look at the beach and sunrise at ocean city. this is just the beach area, the waves, very placid out there this morning. temperature, 62 down there as the sun is coming up. 65 at b.w.i. marshall and here on tv hill, 63 degrees. 52% humidity. 37.17, barometer rising in baltimore west of the bay because the front has gone through and winds are northwesterly, gusting to 20 miles an hour or so. the northwest wind will bring in slightly cooler temperatures. we haven't been all that warm, the past couple of days, low 80's, mid 80's for highs. we will knock five to 10 degrees out of that now at that front's gone through of the 70 in annapolis, the near water location at the naval academy. easton dropped to 65, 62 at ocean city, chestertown, 66. to the northwest, a darker green
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shade, 57, westminster, 57, frederick. of blue in the mountains, 45 at oakland the low this morning. the blue, the cooler air is beginning to filter in behind the front so it's still relatively mild around the front but where that northwest wind has had time to establish itself, temperatures are coming down this morning. satellite image clearly defined with that front moving through the area and our weather for the next couple of days, this area of high pressure coming in out of the great lakes behind the cool front, moving off shore today. longer term, past the weekend, a disturbance developing closer to the gulf coast region coming out of the southern plains and there's also a front coming into the dakotas in montana today. these two things will come in behind the high, starting monday, and extending into tuesday. there's really chilly air behind that. this will be a wet system and could be strong, too.
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so next week, early in the weeks, weather could be interesting but until we get there, 74 to 79 the high today, a lot sun, breeze, northwest winds 10 to 20. breeze breezier this morning than later this afternoon. small craft advisories on the bay today. insta-weather future cast showing clouds to our south on sunday and by monday, clouds crowding us. computer models, some indicate rain chances don't increase until late in the day on monday. others want to bring the rain in sooner. so we kind of have to say in the seven-day forecast that rain chances are in the picture monday, probably peak out monday night and tuesday, then diminish. 77 today, 76 tomorrow, the weekend looks wonderful. rain by the end of the day on monday if not sooner. thunderstorm chances tuesday. wednesday, thursday, friday,
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look great, 70's for highs and 50's for the lows and tomorrow afternoon's football game in philadelphia looks great. are you in the market for a new home? our next guest has a book that shares the universal misadvantages associated with moving. michelle wojciechowski is the author of "next time i move they'll carry me out in a box." good morning. why do we need to carry you out in a box and why did you write the book? >> carry me out in a box because i'm never moving again. literally, the next time we move, they will carry me out in a box, that's what i said to my husband a month after we moved. >> why did you move? >> my husband and i found our dream home but we weren't seriously looking yet so we decided, this is what we have been looking for. we had to have our other home on the market in a little over a week. we weren't planning so you can imagine what that's like, you have to pack up everything in your house because you have to make your house look livable but
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not lived in. >> ok. >> it's very strange and confusing. >> it's a terrible experience. you have tips to share with everybody. you say, you have the magic, mr. clean magic eraser, your big friend. >> mr. clean magic eraser saved our lives because when you have your house on the market, you don't realize how -- i mean, even the cleanest people. >> scuff marks. >> everywhere and my husband, brad, became obsessed with this. we'd be ready to walk out the door and he'd be like this up the wall and i'd say no one can see this but he would say, we have to get this off. get the magic eraser, it is magic, gets rid of everything but dirty underwear. >> it works in the tub and shower, too. >> it works on shoes. >> it is an obsession. you say know the movie schedule for the local theaters. >> we were so motivated, we had
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to sell our first house in order to buy the dream home so we had -- now, i don't necessarily recommend this, we had eight open houses in 10 weeks which meant every sunday we had to be out of the house but you have to be out of the house on saturday because people want to see it. know what movies are everywhere. we saw 10 movies in eight weeks. my husband would say, what are we seeg and i said, i don't know, it's got this person in it, we will just see it, because this is happening during the winter so we couldn't go out and do people watching or picnic, no, no. >> pick up the carry-out menus from everywhere because good to cook, right? >> if you cook too many things, you have to clean up and you don't want to make fish. your real estate agent can call and say, someone's -- literally, someone's right outside your door and would like to see the
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house. well, great. >> and you're in your underwear. >> you get carry-out menus because you're going to be eating and running all the time. >> let the real estate agent stage your home. we hear about that all the time. our. >> our house wasn't getting offers and this was when the market was turning for the worst and what happened, our agent said, let me stage the dining room and i said ok, which meantime getting rid of the dining room table and she put a chair and a plant stand and a lamp and i said, who's going to dine there? this is ridiculous. she said, trust me and i trusted sandy and would you believe the first open house after that, people walked into the dining room, looked up at the chandelier and said, do you know what we could do? we could put a dining room table there. well, duh, it's the dining room. so let them stage your home. you'll think it looks insane, just do it because within a week we had an offer on our house. >> and they were probably
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thinking, you poor lady, you don't have a dining room. >> you poor, stupid woman, you didn't realize this was the dining room. you had a chair and a plant stand in here. >> pets? >> we had three dogs at the time. when you sell your home, nobody wants to know -- first of all, they don't want to know you lived there much less that you have animals. we boarded our three dogs every weekend for 2 1/2 months and every day, one of the dogs was black and shed the most. black fur everywhere, i was vacuuming every day, all the time. to clean up, hide their toys, their bowls. you want no smells because -- i'm serious. we walked in when we were looking at houses, the person had three cats and they were all there. i don't want to know that. we boarded our dogs and our vet is still in the caribbean. >> you're right. you really don't want to see the
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people who live there. i don't know why. what is that? >> i really didn't care if they had like personal pictures but we were told, nothing personal, so all the personal pictures get taken away, any awards, anything. and that's where it becomes, it has to look livable like what a cozy, nice house, but they don't want to know you brushed your teeth in the sink that morning. i would have to clean the bathroom like martha stewart. >> that is wild. i think part of it is people want to imagine themselves there but don't want to think of anybody else having been there. >> what they should do is take a picture of my house, take a picture of themselves and glue it and there, they can see themselves in the house. it was ridiculous. it's why we are never moving again besides the fact that we are in our dream home. we are never moving, ever, ever. >> are you sure? >> no, yes, never. >> you have a big benefit coming up. you're going to be with mickey
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and the comedy improv and fund-raising event tonight at 8:00, 2800 edison highway, how much are the tickets? >> the tickets are $20. all the proceeds benefit catholic high. they're going to revamp their science department with it. and everyone should come. >> you should go. again, the name of the book is, "next time i move they'll carry me out in a box," by michelle wojciechowski. you should go even though it's catholic high. i'm an archbishop seal girl. stay with us, 11 fitness is coming up next. here's a look at last night's winning lottery numbers. the arteries of your dishwasher are constantly clogging up
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>> welcome back, it's time for 11 fitness and candace grasso is joining us with falling into planning for fitness success. good morning. >> good morning. i'm choking myself. don't do that. the time of year where it's actually -- i think it was a time of new beginnings, don't you? school's back and even though our kids are grown, i'm going to be a grandmother soon. >> congratulations. >> thank you. but you think about new beginnings, kids are back at school. a fresh time, you think about getting back into shape but it also brings with it the holidays
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and crazy back-to-school nights so you to do it but how do you fit it all in? so what i do with one of my clients this week, beautiful weather now so to do it outside, wrap tubings around your waist, walking out, a power walk for eight minutes. >> adds twice your waist. >> you say from here to the next mailbox it's going to be maybe a minute, you really pick up your pace and stop. untie the tubing from the waist and do your first exercise. right on the side of the street, get over to the side, the sidewalk, right, and pick, like, several muscle groups you can go through and as often as you can combine two different body groups -- squats and shoulders, ok, the better, so that you're hitting as much as you can at once, take it off, put it back on your waist and then again, maybe jog if you're a jogger from there to the next lamppost, pull it out, wrap it around the
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lamppost -- you're my lamppost. and just, at the lamppost here, a lunge as you're doing it. do that for another minute or so and then wrap it back on your waist. >> take your tools and travel. >> take your tools and travel and people sometimes stop and go, what are you dismoog it's a cool idea. if you don't want to take it outside, if the weather gets cooler, you don't need treadmills and stair masters in your house. all you snead maybe something like a bosu but if you want to get that sophisticated, what did we have here? >> a jumprope. >> adults are terrified by jumpropes, have you ever noticed? >> scared of jumpropes. >> when you were kids, your parents used to tell you to stop jumping and come eat but now it's the opposite. you get going. jump roping is difficult to sustain for a few minutes so that's all you need is maybe a
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minute. >> do that and away you go. >> put it down. >> quickly, we have to wrap up. you are speaking today. >> i am. if you want motivational ideas about living your best life ever, at 2:00 today at chapel gate church, i'll do the seminar for women only, the anatomy of an abundant life at 2:00. >> you can also go to her website, fitisitcardio.com or call her 410-960-0403. stay with us. john has another look at the forecast when we return. here's lester holt with a look at what's coming up on "the today show." >> good morning. coming up on a saturday morning here on "today," a man linked to the controversial anti-eliislam film taken in for questioning.
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britain's royal family furious over topless photos of kate middleton published in a french magazine. with mcdonald's set to post calorie counts nationwide, we will show you how to choose healthier menu items at the fast food giant and starbucks, as well. we will celebrate 25 years of weekend "today" so this morning we will look back and see how world has changed from 1987 until now. all that and much more when we get started on a saturday get started on a saturday morning on "today."
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>> michael phelps was among the more than 400 olympic athletes on the white house lawn for a special thanks from the president. marked a banner year in 2012, taking home 104 medals, 46 of them gold, the biggest american haul at an olympics not held in the u.s. and maryland athletes had a standout year, as well. in addition to mentioning phelps, the president gave a shout-out to swimmer katie ledecky. >> here's a shout-out to rick hacksock from westminster who called with a tip. >> the ground has been shaking a little bit in carroll county, frederick county. i have a map to show it, the geological survey indicates a 2 magnitude earthquake, almost 10 miles to the southwest of
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westminster just into frederick county there and it's a 2.8 magnitude, just a little bit of a shaker. >> they shook all the wine glasses. >> we will be in the 70's this weekend with lots of sunshine, early next week. that's the seven-day forecast. >> thank you for joining ug. >> -- us. >> this is a wbal-tv 11 editorial with president and
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general manager dan joerres. >> as ravens fan celebrate the season opening win, the blistering performance of joe flacco and the offense, and ed reed's interception, we must pause and remember none of this would be possible without art modell. man who helped launch the modern era of the nfl was the answer to the prayers of the city left without football. reviled in cleveland for moving the browns to baltimore, he was revered here but not just for football. it was his numerous contributions to our community and the example he set for his players that will be the lasting tribute to a man that has not been short on tributes in death. for more on the legacy of art modell, all he did for our city and the latest on the ravens, we invite you to log on to wbaltv.com.
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